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What We’ve Been Up To (Revisited)

On Wednesday April 9, from 1-3 pm, the students in my combined capstone/grad course on software consulting will be giving demos of their term projects upstai...
April 04, 2008

Real World Data Causes Perl

The title was Blake Winton’s reaction to my re-telling of Margaret Menzin’s story from this year’s “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time” session at SIGCSE...
April 03, 2008

Score One For Our Side

The Nova program Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial just won a Peabody (the electronic equivalent of a Pulitzer—they’ve been handed out for over 60 ye...
April 03, 2008